The long struggle to get a Bob Marley film made has been well documented on Shadow And Act (I recommend reading this post for the details: http://bit.ly/hEs4jj). What we have ended up with after all that is Kevin Macdonald's documentary MARLEY, which will world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival this month.
New York based filmmaker and blogger Katherine Nero will make her historical presentation and analysis of black stereotypes in film this Thursday Feb. 16th from 7-9PM at Northwestern University in Evanston IL.
We have another great live podcast planned today and we've bumped the show up an hour so now you should tune in at 4:00pm/ET. So what's on tap you ask? Well, we plan to cover a few topics that we missed in our last podcast and more:
I know Tambay has been pursuing an interview with Chimamanda Adichie to talk about the controversy surrounding the casting of the film (I'm talking about Thandie Newton) that will be based on her book, but hasn't been able to lock one down he tells me. So I thought I would share this piece from an interview she just did with the NigeriaVillageSquare.com which tells us something about her involvement in the film.
After co-starring in 2 big screen movies RED TAILS and CHRONICLE this year already, Michael B. Jordan is returning to the small screen to star opposite Jason Ritter in a pilot episode for a new NBC drama called COUNTY.